Apple mulls refunds for battery replacement on old iPhones

Apple confirms that iPhone 8 and X will not have performance reduction because of battery; see why

When the battery of your iPhone is not operating at peak capacity you will see a message in the Battery Health section: "Your battery's health is significantly degraded".

Apple is the not only company to release a new iOS 11.3 beta version that incorporates the new battery condition and rush choke features, yet it also babbled more details about its biggest misconduct up to date, the iPhone trafficking subject. In India, the prices start at Rs 2000 for replacing battery.

More than a year after its battery slowdown update, Apple has been besieged by a flood of lawsuits seeking class-action status, and government watchdog agencies in France, Italy and South Korea began probes into whether Apple engaged in planned obsolescence.

"I would say less than 10% of the phones we have ordered batteries for actually need a battery, based on diagnostics", one Genius told Business Insider in January, requesting anonyminity because they were not authorized to talk to the press.

There's also a way to test how worn your iPhone's battery is.

Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumor mill today is news of a new beta for public testers. With your iPhone connected to the Mac running coconut Battery, you get access to metrics about your iPhone that can help you determine if it's worth spending $29 on a new battery. Lower capacity of the users' respective battery may result in few hours of usage between charges. However, the only benefit I'd get from a battery replacement right now is increased lifespan since the device isn't being throttled.

Currently, the update has been rolled to developers and Public Beta might be released in the coming weeks. If you want to receive the beta you can sign up to receive them. While you can easily roll back from running the beta, it's possible for the beta to cause havoc in the meantime. In line with what the company told customers previous year, Apple's Public Policy Vice President Cynthia Hogan reiterated to Thune that the upcoming iOS 11.3 update will give users "greater visibility into the health of their iPhones". Go to Battery Health (Beta) and you should see the maximum capacity. Click on this to find out more about your battery.

However, apple responded to it saying that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X all have undergone "hardware updates" that in turn aids for a better performance management system. "This feature applies to iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, and iPhone 7 Plus".

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